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Squad Update | Munster Prepare For Bulls In Pretoria

8th March 2022 By The Editor

Damian de Allende returns to training this week.

Damian de Allende returns to training this week. Inpho

The Munster squad arrived in South Africa yesterday and are training in Pretoria today (Tuesday) ahead of Saturday’s URC clash against Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld (2.05pm Irish time/4.05pm local time).

See full details of the squad that travelled to South Africa here.

On the injury front, Damian de Allende has recovered from an abdomen injury and returns to training this week.

There are nine Munster players with the Ireland squad ahead of Saturday’s 6 Nations clash against England with Jeremy Loughman joining the squad for the first time.

There were nine Munster players in All Ireland League action at the weekend.

In Division 1A, Alex McHenry scored two tries for Cork Constitution with Seán French also lining out for Con in their 32-27 loss away to Dublin University.

Conor Phillips and Eoin O’Connor helped Young Munster to a 39-24 victory over Lansdowne with Phillips, who started at outside centre, among the tries.

Tony Butler kicked five penalties and two conversions from full-back for Garryowen as they beat Ballynahinch 29-26 at Dooradoyle.

In Division 1B, four Munster players helped Shannon to a 33-22 win away to Old Belvedere.

Jake Flannery scored a try and kicked four conversions from out-half with Aran Hehir also touching down.

Ethan Coughlan and Declan Moore, who is on loan at Ulster, featured off the bench.

Continuing to rehab: Roman Salanoa (ankle), RG Snyman (knee), Jason Jenkins (abdomen), Liam O’Connor (knee), Thomas Ahern (thigh), Keith Earls (thigh), Jack Daly (ankle).

Munster Rugby Home Fixtures

Friday, March 25

URC: Munster v Benetton Rugby, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

Saturday, April 2

URC: Munster v Leinster, Thomond Park, 7pm; Buy tickets here

Saturday, April 16

Champions Cup Round of 16: Munster v Exeter Chiefs, Thomond Park, 3pm; Buy tickets here

Friday, April 29

URC: Munster v Cardiff Rugby, Musgrave Park, 7.35pm; Buy tickets here

URC Highlights | Munster v Dragons

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